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2014-04-16 08:21:28

Airline, tour operator get top scores in the 2013 Harris Poll Canada EquiTrend(®) Study CALGARY, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that WestJet Airlines and WestJet Vacations received the highest equity scores among airline and vacation package supplier brands included in the 2013 Harris Poll Canada EquiTrend(®) Study. This is the third consecutive year WestJet has received top marks and the second for WestJet Vacations in its category, introduced in 2012....

2014-04-16 04:22:51

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d9k29t/emi_and_rfi) has announced the addition of the "EMI and RFI Shielding Materials and Technologies - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d9k29t/emi_and_rfi ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for EMI and RFI Shielding...

2014-04-16 04:21:02

GUELPH, Ontario, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the completion of the first diesel hybrid PV system in the remote microgrids in northern Ontario, Canada. The 152kW rooftop solar array on the Deer Lake First Nation Elementary School, completed by Canadian Solar with its supplier partners, is the first project under the strategic...

2014-04-16 04:20:37

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k9sbk8/asphaltene_and) has announced the addition of the "Asphaltene and Paraffin Inhibitors - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k9sbk8/asphaltene_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Asphaltene and Paraffin...

2014-04-16 00:20:51

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qv7t3m/advanced_wound) has announced the addition of the "Advanced Wound Care - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qv7t3m/advanced_wound ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Advanced Wound Care in US$ Thousand by the...

2014-04-15 20:20:32

EDMONTON, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Go Auto, an Edmonton-based network of car dealerships with locations throughout Western Canada, has just launched one of the biggest auto promotions in Canadian history: the Car-A-Day Giveaway, during which 30 customers will win 30 vehicles in 30 days. From April 9(th) to May 8(th), anyone who buys a vehicle from a Go Auto location* has a chance of winning their purchase the very next day. So far, Go Auto has given away a $35,000 Nissan Titan,...

2014-04-15 16:28:33

OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - A record number of graduating students and physicians matched to residency training programs in Canada this year, the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) announced today. A total of 3,255 graduating students and physicians were matched in the 2014 R-1 Main Residency Match and will begin their postgraduate training on July 1, 2014. A total of 2,779 Canadian medical graduates (CMGs) were matched to residency programs, representing 96 per cent of...

2014-04-15 16:21:09

RICHMOND, BC, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has been awarded a five year contract valued at CA$5 million with Canada's Department of National Defence (DND). MDA will provide support for the Unmanned Aerial Surveillance solution announced on October 29, 2013. The contract also includes options for incremental activities up to an additional...

2014-04-15 12:30:40

OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Many Canadians enjoy eating leftovers from family dinners and from dining out as a time-saving and budget-friendly meal. Still, leftovers need to be properly handled to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness. It's estimated that there are approximately 4 million cases of food-related illnesses in Canada every year. Many of these illnesses could be prevented by following proper food handling and preparation techniques. Here are some tips to help...

2014-04-15 12:30:37

OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, will announce funding to Horizon Health Network on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, federal Minister of Health. Date Thursday, April 17, 2014 Time 11:00 AM Location Saint Joseph's Hospital 130 Bayard Drive, 5(th) floor Saint John, New Brunswick SOURCE Public Health Agency of Canada


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

Spotted Spreadwing, Lestes congener
2014-01-20 14:52:54

The spotted spreadwing (Lestes congener) is a species of damselfly that can be found in in North America, in a range that includes Canada and the United States. It prefers to reside near temporary and permanent ponds or flooded riverbanks, as well as slow moving swamps and marshes. This species can be seen between the months of July and September. The spotted spreadwing differs in size between the sexes, with males reaching an average body length between 1.4 and 1.7 inches and females...

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
2013-10-03 09:18:30

The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a shorebird of small size. It measures 18 to 20 centimeters long. In addition with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper, they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle with breeders of the other species and hybridize. Their breeding habitat is close by fresh water across most of Canada and the United States. They migrate to the southern United States and South America, and are very rare...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculate
2013-07-30 14:19:06

The ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate) is a broad-winged damselfly that can be found in southeastern areas of Canada, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic States. It prefers to reside in wooded areas near rivers and streams, but it has been seen away from water sources. This species reaches an average length between 1.5 and 2.2 inches and it differs in color depending upon the sex and age. Adult males are bluish green in color with a metallic appearance, while females are duller brown in...

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